About Me

I joined the Computer Science (CS) department at the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2024 as an assistant professor (tenure-track). Previously, I earned my Ph.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) where I worked with Jiawei Han and spent time as a visiting researcher at the Princeton NLP Group, working with Danqi Chen.

I am looking for self-motivated PhD students and interns! Please fill out this form if you are interested in working with me. After completing the form, you are also welcome to reach out via email. I will read all submitted forms and emails but I do apologize for not being able to respond to each of them!


I am broadly interested in the fields of natural language processing (NLP), machine learning (ML), and data mining. Nowadays, I am especially passionate about the developments in large language models (LLMs). Some of my past papers are as follows: